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Chemical weapons watchdog to send inspectors to Syria - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 16:36

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Chemical weapons watchdog to send inspectors to Syria
Falmouth Packet
The international chemical weapons watchdog has said it will send a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected gas attack took place over the weekend. It comes after the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW ...

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Royal opening for Helston Railway's Truthall Halt project - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:58

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Royal opening for Helston Railway's Truthall Halt project
Falmouth Packet
Helston Town Band played the tune they are most famous for, the Flora Dance, as the Duke arrived, to give him a proper Helston welcome. He was met by Helston Railway's two chairmen, James Packman and Chris Heaps, who introduced their visitor to ...

Condemnation grows over suspected poison gas attack in Syria - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 19:51

Falmouth Packet

Condemnation grows over suspected poison gas attack in Syria
Falmouth Packet
International condemnation has grown over a suspected poison gas attack in a rebel-held town near Damascus said to have been carried out by the Syrian government, reportedly killing 40 people. The accusations came as Syria and its main ally, Russia ...

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Russia will face repercussions if Assad responsible for gas attack – PM - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 15:13

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Russia will face repercussions if Assad responsible for gas attack – PM
Falmouth Packet
Russia must be “held to account” alongside Syria if Bashar Assad's regime is found to be responsible for the poison gas attack in Douma, Theresa May has warned. Branding the atrocity “horrific” and “absolutely appalling”, the Prime Minister said ...

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Falmouth venue Princess Pavilion to close for four days - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 11:53

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Falmouth venue Princess Pavilion to close for four days
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth is a wonderful town and the Princess Pavilion is rightly the much-cherished heart of it.” Cornwall Council awarded a 25-year contract to GLL to run the county's network of leisure centres and sports facilities from 1 April 2017. As a ...

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Falmouth venue Princess Pavilion to close for four days - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 11:51

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Falmouth venue Princess Pavilion to close for four days
Falmouth Packet
"That's why I've been brought in and why we're investing heavily in what we believe to be a unique Cornish gem. Falmouth is a wonderful town and the Princess Pavilion is rightly the much-cherished heart of it.” Cornwall Council awarded a 25-year ...

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Jeremy Corbyn attacks policing cuts as he launches local election campaign - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 11:45

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Jeremy Corbyn attacks policing cuts as he launches local election campaign
Falmouth Packet
Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour's local election campaign with a scathing attack on Government-led policing cuts as he sought to shake off an anti-Semitism row ahead of polling day. The Labour leader said leaked Home Office documents linking rising crime ...

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Are you intrigued by the Faces of Falmouth? - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 11:24

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Are you intrigued by the Faces of Falmouth?
Falmouth Packet
ALONG the cobbled high street and beautiful beaches here in Falmouth there are many stories to be told, writes Leah Marshall. Josh Billington, a 24-year-old photographer, is holding an exhibition to share the individual stories of the people in this ...

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Are you intrigued by the Faces of Falmouth? | Falmouth Packet - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 11:23

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Are you intrigued by the Faces of Falmouth? | Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Packet
ALONG the cobbled high street and beautiful beaches here in Falmouth there are many stories to be told, writes Leah Marshall. Josh Billington, a 24-year-old photographer, is holding an exhibition to share the individual stories of the people in this ...

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UN to consider reported Syrian chemical weapon attack - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/04/2018 - 06:45

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UN to consider reported Syrian chemical weapon attack
Falmouth Packet
An emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council will take place on Monday in response to reports of a poison gas attack in Syria, with Donald Trump warning there would be a “big price to pay” for the alleged atrocity. At least 40 people are ...

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UN to consider reported Syrian chemical weapon attack - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 08/04/2018 - 20:51

Falmouth Packet

UN to consider reported Syrian chemical weapon attack
Falmouth Packet
An emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council will take place on Monday in response to reports of a poison gas attack in Syria, with Donald Trump warning there would be a “big price to pay” for the alleged atrocity. At least 40 people are ...

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Boris Johnson demands international response to reported Syria poison gas attack - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 08/04/2018 - 14:10

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Boris Johnson demands international response to reported Syria poison gas attack
Falmouth Packet
Mr Johnson said the UK was “in close touch with our allies” following the latest reports and called for those responsible to be “held to account”. Both the UK and US highlighted Russian and Iranian support for the Assad regime in their responses to the ...

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Anger as price of burials in Cornwall Council cemeteries nearly triples with increase of £1000 - Cornwall Live

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 13:23

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Anger as price of burials in Cornwall Council cemeteries nearly triples with increase of £1000
Cornwall Live
The most recent figures for 2017 or 2018 show that Falmouth Town Council charges £250 for grave purchase and a £425 burial fee, Bodmin Town Council £164 for grave purchase and a £411 burial fee, Wadebridge Town Council £174 grave purchase and Truro ...

Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 11:03

Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave
Falmouth Packet
The rebels were heading to Jarablus, a town in northern Syria where control of the territory is shared between Syrian rebels and Turkish forces. The Syrian government dispatched more than 50 buses to Douma to take the rebels out, SANA reported. By ...

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Rebels agree to leave stronghold as Syrian government tightens grip on Ghouta - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 17:40

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Rebels agree to leave stronghold as Syrian government tightens grip on Ghouta
Falmouth Packet
A rebel faction trapped by government forces outside the Syrian capital agreed to evacuate to northern Syria as reports swirled of a larger agreement that would have the government retake full control of the eastern Ghouta region after seven years of ...

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Sausage dog gathering has left Cornish town 'smelling of wee ... - Plymouth Herald

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 08:50

Sausage dog gathering has left Cornish town 'smelling of wee ...
Plymouth Herald
A world-record attempt has left locals in Perranporth seething - and holding their noses.

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Cash injection to revitalise Portrush shop fronts ahead of The Open - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 18:12

Cash injection to revitalise Portrush shop fronts ahead of The Open
Falmouth Packet
DfC regional development office deputy director, William Cameron, said the scheme “represents a great opportunity for local businesses to improve the appearance of their premises”. Mr Cameron said: “It will help to ensure the town of Portrush is ...

Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia head coach - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 15:35

Falmouth Packet

Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia head coach
Falmouth Packet
ICC chief executive Dave Richardson said the review has been launched following “one of the worst periods in recent memory for consistently poor player behaviour and the global outcry in relation to the ball tampering is a clear message to cricket ...

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The gallery was highly commended in three Cornwall Heritage Awards - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 11:55

Falmouth Packet

The gallery was highly commended in three Cornwall Heritage Awards
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Art Gallery is celebrating success at the first Cornwall Heritage Awards having been highly commended in three categories. The town council-run gallery won praise in the Innovation Award category, the Cornish Heritage Award and the Audience ...

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The gallery was highly commended in three Cornwall Heritage Awards - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 11:55

Falmouth Packet

The gallery was highly commended in three Cornwall Heritage Awards
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Art Gallery is celebrating success at the first Cornwall Heritage Awards having been highly commended in three categories. The town council-run gallery won praise in the Innovation Award category, the Cornish Heritage Award and the Audience ...